Saucer

German
about 1730
Made by Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 4.1cm (1 5/8in.) Other (Overall): 14.9cm (5 7/8in.)

Accession Number

65.2086

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White deep dish stylized lotus leaf shape, center with royal coat of arms of Augustus King of Poland and Elector of Saxony, some floral decoration in Kakiemon style.

Inscription

Incised Johanneum mark: "N = 336 / W"

Markings

Crossed swords in black overglaze.
Incised Johanneum mark: "N = 336 / W"

Provenance

Japanese Palace, Dresden. Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection